The Russian islands, kuril islands, in the night between Tuesday and Wednesday rocked by an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8. After a tsunamiwaarschuwing of the Russian ministry of Emergency situations received a small windfall of as much as 50 centimetres in height, and on the land.

According to initial reports, there is hardly any damage and no casualties. A lot of people were looking for the higher-lying areas, and on the island of Paramushir, four hundred people were evacuated.

the Reuters News agency reports that the quake was more than 200 km from the town of Severo-Kurilsk. The first of the waves reached at around 5.00 am (local time) to the north of the islands.

On the parent, the mainland of Kamchatka could be the earthquake, no casualties. Also, there is hardly any damage, though residents in the quake could be felt, writes RIA, on the basis of the notification from the regional board of directors.

According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) is similar to the earlier not to have an effect on the state of Hawaii. The waves were about 30 cm high, but the situation needs to be monitored.